Persian - A rain-god and god of fertility. The star Sirius personified. One of the Yazatas. When the land was affected by draught, Tistrya descended into the sea, Vourukasha, and, in the form of a white horse, fought the demon of drought, Apaosha, as a black one. He is sometimes depicted as a bull with golden horns, at others as a radiant youth. Called Tistrya, Tishtrya, Tishtrya, Roman Pluvius or Roman Pluvius.

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